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Addiction, homelessness and oral health: a story of second chances

We are surrounded by 3,000 acres of forest in the mountains of County Wicklow. It’s December, and it’s frosty. Looking up the long dirt road that leads to a row of rustic-looking buildings, it’s hard to believe that a drug and alcohol rehabilitation centre could be as picturesque as this. But Tiglin is here to … Continued

What role can dentists play in curbing alcoholism?

Alcohol is killing one person per hour and sending 1.2 million to hospital each year in the UK and Northern Ireland, figures reveal. Substance abuse charity Alcohelp is calling on the government to implement a series of measures to tackle alcohol misuse, such as restricting the sale of alcohol to specific times of the day. … Continued